Thank You to our Title Sponsor
Join us for our highly anticipated annual International Women's Day Breakfast on March 8th at the ENMAX Centre's Canadian Western Bank Lounge. This year, our theme will revolve around the inspiring concept of transforming challenges into opportunities.
Enjoy a full breakfast buffet catered by ENMAX Centre and an exceptional opportunity to gather with fellow professionals from diverse industries, engage in meaningful discussions, and discover the unlimited potential within us.
8:55 am-Opening Remarks
9:30am-10:15am- Melody Garner
10:15am-10:30am- Closing Remarks
10:30am-Event end time
Melody Garner-Skiba has spent her life with one foot in agriculture and one foot in industry. Raised at Rocking Heart Ranch she spent her childhood on the back of a horse and working alongside her dad as his “hired man” and working in Waterton Lakes National Park. Graduating from the U of L with a Bachelor of Management, she has spent the last 23 years in various senior and executive leadership positions in a variety of industries including non-profit, hospitality, construction, and until recently as the ED of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers and President of the Canadian Sugar Beet Producers. She switched her focus to be full time back at home running the family ranch which includes an equine breeding operation, Agri-tourism and learning venture, and selling aggregate. She also started a new consulting firm called “Garnering Results” which focuses on providing services for various sectors including agriculture, non-profits, and economic development. She is a wife, mother, and a recipient of the 2023 AFSC Women in Ag Award as well as Rocking Heart Ranch was named the 2023 Canadian Quarter Horse Association Ranch Breeder of the year under her direction. She is the current President of the Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association and was the President of the Chamber of Commerce in 2015-2016. Her passion is building community and people to ensure the ag industry is strong and growing!
Thank You to our Coffee Sponsor
Nothing is Stopping You But Air and Fear!
Melody will walk you through her journey while highlighting the importance of how mentors and being a mentor has helped her embrace her power. Her power has given her the ability to manage change, deal with extreme situations, and become the sassy, classy, and a (bit) bad-Assy female she is today. Come and be inspired to swallow the lump and jump into your life because nothing is stopping you but air and fear!